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Originally Posted by vmonkd View Post
Well I used to have an X1900XTX from sapphire, I tried to overclock the card just a little bit and it dies, I had to RMA, I got another one sent to me and I tried to increased the memory speed, like you would have guess, it dies again. My brother have the ATI brand (I gave it to him) and it ran for more than 1 year and it is still good. I've recently bought a X1650 sapphire brand from new egg and I couldn't do much with it except to return for the 15% restocking fee thing. Owells.

LOL, so u screw up your cards by "trying" to overclock, then blame the manufacturer, lol
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post #52 of 83
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What have you seen?
From Sladesurfer's thread of 3 days ago: http://www.overclock.net/news-overcl...gb-review.html

I felt disappointed to see that 1GB of GDDR4 card was cheaper than my GTX but seeing the benchmarks: http://hardware.gotfrag.com/portal/story/38332/?spage=5

I'm not. I've wanted an ATI card but not ever buying one.
Not buying from Any Mediocre Devices.
post #53 of 83
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LOL, so u screw up your cards by "trying" to overclock, then blame the manufacturer, lol
Yeah I used the manufacture's program to overclock if you need reference. And don't think or pretend that you know everything. And it's not like I'm the only one that have had bad experience with them. Oh and have you even tried to overclock your card? You don't have high-end graphics card do you? Well own one and you'll see how hot they get? Guess you don't...Last but not least, I'm just giving you guys reference so when or if your sapphire cards gets bad, then you would know why.
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Originally Posted by Nasgul View Post
From Sladesurfer's thread of 3 days ago: http://www.overclock.net/news-overcl...gb-review.html

I felt disappointed to see that 1GB of GDDR4 card was cheaper than my GTX but seeing the benchmarks: http://hardware.gotfrag.com/portal/story/38332/?spage=5

I'm not. I've wanted an ATI card but not ever buying one.
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That review was obviously fake. How come we didn't hear anything about the launch of the HD 2900 XTX?
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That review was obviously fake. How come we didn't hear anything about the launch of the HD 2900 XTX?
The HD 2900 XTX? I don't know when it's out but maybe ATI would learn to make fewer stream processor and increases their stream processor speed so programming codes could go through quicker. It's all clogging in there.
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LOL

In every ATI thread somene mentions this XTX. So I'll keep asking...can someone provide proof of this XTX please????

The 1GB model is NOT the XTX. It's simply the HD2900XT 1GB.
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LOL

In every ATI thread somene mentions this XTX. So I'll keep asking...can someone provide proof of this XTX please????

The 1GB model is NOT the XTX. It's simply the HD2900XT 1GB.
Too funny, you are right no xtx yet but even the pcmag review you attached lists it as such.
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The 2900XTX would be ATI's response to the 8800ultra. The 2950xt/xtx's will likely be competing with the 8900's. Its all speculation, of course.
    
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The 2900XTX would be ATI's response to the 8800ultra. The 2950xt/xtx's will likely be competing with the 8900's. Its all speculation, of course.
My guess is that the 2950's will be little more than a 65nm die shrink of the 2900. With the reduced power consumption and less heat it will have a higher clock ceiling and thus come clocked higher.
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All of my ATI cards ever have been sapphire!!!!!!!!!!111111

but none of them have died.
Me firends X600 burn out and he never OCed it nor was his case hot.
    
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